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2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Phoenix:
#18-Kyle Busch, 1st
#10-Aric Almirola, 4th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 5th
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 14th
#9-Chase Elliott, 23rd
#41-Kurt Busch, 32nd
#14-Clint Bowyer, 35th
#22-Joey Logano, 37th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Phoenix - race 3 of 3 in the Round of 8, 9 of 10 in the Playoffs]
competing for the Championship at Homestead:
#4-Kevin Harvick, 5000
#18-Kyle Busch, 5000
#22-Joey Logano, 5000
#78-Martin Truex Jr., 5000
Eliminated from the Playoffs:
#41-Kurt Busch
#9-Chase Elliott
#10-Aric Almirola
#14-Clint Bowyer

Playoff Drivers Points after Phoenix
Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Phoenix
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Phoenix


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Texas:
#4-Kevin Harvick, 1st
#22-Joey Logano, 3rd
#9-Chase Elliott, 6th
#41-Kurt Busch, 7th
#10-Aric Almirola, 8th
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 9th
#18-Kyle Busch, 17th
#14-Clint Bowyer, 26th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
AFTER HARVICK'S PENALTY
[after Texas - race 2 of 3 in the Round of 8, 8 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #22-Joey Logano, Martinsville win
2) #18-Kyle Busch, 4128, +28
3) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 4125, +25
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 4103, +3
Currently outside the top 4 to advance to the Championship race:
5) #41-Kurt Busch, 4100, -25
6) #9-Chase Elliott, 4086, -39
7) #10-Aric Almirola, 4068, -57
8) #14-Clint Bowyer, 4052, -73

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
BEFORE HARVICK'S PENALTY
[after Texas - race 2 of 3 in the Round of 8, 8 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #4-Kevin Harvick, Texas win
2) #22-Joey Logano, Martinsville win
3) #18-Kyle Busch, 4128, +28
4) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 4125, +25
Currently outside the top 4 to advance to the Championship race:
5) #41-Kurt Busch, 4100, -25
6) #9-Chase Elliott, 4086, -39
7) #10-Aric Almirola, 4068, -57
8) #14-Clint Bowyer, 4052, -73

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Texas
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Texas


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Martinsville:
#22-Joey Logano, 1st
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 3rd
#18-Kyle Busch, 4th
#41-Kurt Busch, 6th
#9-Chase Elliott, 7th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 10th
#10-Aric Almirola, 11th
#14-Clint Bowyer, 21st

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Martinsville - race 1 of 3 in the Round of 8, 7 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #22-Joey Logano, Martinsville win
2) #18-Kyle Busch, 4104, +46
3) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 4083, +25
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 4083, +25
Currently outside the top 4 to advance to the Championship race:
5) #41-Kurt Busch, 4058, -25
6) #9-Chase Elliott, 4052, -31
7) #14-Clint Bowyer, 4041, -42
8) #10-Aric Almirola, 4033, -50

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Martinsville
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Martinsville


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Kansas:
#9-Chase Elliott, 1st
#18-Kyle Busch, 2nd
#42-Kyle Larson, 3rd
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 5th
#2-Brad Keselowski, 6th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 7th
#22-Joey Logano, 8th
#88-Alex Bowman, 9th
#10-Aric Almirola, 10th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 12th
#14-Clint Bowyer, 13th
#41-Kurt Busch, 18th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Kansas - race 3 of 3 in the Round of 12, 6 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #18-Kyle Busch, 4055
2) #4-Kevin Harvick, 4054
3) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 4038
4) #9-Chase Elliott, 4018
5) #14-Clint Bowyer, 4015
6) #22-Joey Logano, 4015
7) #41-Kurt Busch, 4015
8) #10-Aric Almirola, 4006
Eliminated from the Playoffs:
#12-Ryan Blaney
#2-Brad Keselowski
#42-Kyle Larson
#88-Alex Bowman

Playoff Drivers Points after Kansas
Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Kansas
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Kansas


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Talladega:
#10-Aric Almirola, 1st
#14-Clint Bowyer, 2nd
#22-Joey Logano, 5th
#42-Kyle Larson, 11th
#41-Kurt Busch, 14th
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 23rd
#18-Kyle Busch, 26th
#2-Brad Keselowski, 27th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 28th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 29th
#9-Chase Elliott, 31st
#88-Alex Bowman, 33rd

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Talladega - race 2 of 3 in the Round of 12, 5 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #10-Aric Almirola, Talladega win
2) #9-Chase Elliott, Dover win
3) #4-Kevin Harvick, 3128, +63
4) #18-Kyle Busch, 3111, +46
5) #22-Joey Logano, 3104, +39
6) #41-Kurt Busch, 3095, +30
7) #14-Clint Bowyer, 3086, +21
8) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 3083, +18
Currently outside the top 8 to advance to the next round:
9) #2-Brad Keselowski, 3065, -18
10) #12-Ryan Blaney, 3061, -22
11) #42-Kyle Larson, 3057, -26
12) #88-Alex Bowman, 3015, -68

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Talladega
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Talladega


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Dover:
#9-Chase Elliott, 1st
#22-Joey Logano, 3rd
#41-Kurt Busch, 5th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 6th
#18-Kyle Busch, 8th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 11th
#42-Kyle Larson, 12th
#10-Aric Almirola, 13th
#2-Brad Keselowski, 14th
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 15th
#88-Alex Bowman, 28th
#14-Clint Bowyer, 35th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Dover - race 1 of 3 in the Round of 12, 4 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #9-Chase Elliott, Dover win
2) #4-Kevin Harvick, 3101, +68
3) #18-Kyle Busch, 3096, +63
4) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 3069, +36
5) #22-Joey Logano, 3064, +31
6) #41-Kurt Busch, 3054, +21
7) #2-Brad Keselowski, 3054, +21
8) #12-Ryan Blaney, 3043, +10
Currently outside the top 8 to advance to the next round:
9) #10-Aric Almirola, 3033, -10
10) #14-Clint Bowyer, 3033, -10
11) #42-Kyle Larson, 3031, -12
12) #88-Alex Bowman, 3009, -34

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Dover
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Dover


Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Charlotte:
#12-Ryan Blaney, 1st
#14-Clint Bowyer, 3rd
#88-Alex Bowman, 4th
#41-Kurt Busch, 5th
#9-Chase Elliott, 6th
#48-Jimmie Johnson, 8th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 9th
#22-Joey Logano, 10th
#11-Denny Hamlin, 12th
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 14th
#10-Aric Almirola, 19th
#42-Kyle Larson, 25th
#20-Erik Jones, 30th
#2-Brad Keselowski, 31st
#18-Kyle Busch, 32nd
#3-Austin Dillon, 39th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Charlotte - race 3 of 3 in the Round of 16, 3 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #18-Kyle Busch, 3055
2) #4-Kevin Harvick, 3050
3) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 3038
4) #2-Brad Keselowski, 3025
5) #14-Clint Bowyer, 3015
6) #22-Joey Logano, 3014
7) #41-Kurt Busch, 3014
8) #12-Ryan Blaney, 3013
9) #9-Chase Elliott, 3008
10) #42-Kyle Larson, 3006
11) #10-Aric Almirola, 3001
12) #88-Alex Bowman, 3000
Eliminated from the Playoffs:
#48-Jimmie Johnson
#3-Austin Dillon
#11-Denny Hamlin
#20-Erik Jones

Playoff Drivers Points after Charlotte
Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Charlotte
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Charlotte



Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Richmond:
#18-Kyle Busch, 1st
#4-Kevin Harvick, 2nd
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 3rd
#9-Chase Elliott, 4th
#10-Aric Almirola, 5th
#3-Austin Dillon, 6th
#42-Kyle Larson, 7th
#48-Jimmie Johnson, 8th
#2-Brad Keselowski, 9th
#14-Clint Bowyer, 10th
#20-Erik Jones, 11th
#88-Alex Bowman, 12th
#22-Joey Logano, 14th
#11-Denny Hamlin, 16th
#41-Kurt Busch, 18th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 19th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Richmond - race 2 of 3 in the Round of 16, 2 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #2-Brad Keselowski, Las Vegas win
2) #18-Kyle Busch, Richmond win
3) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 2141, clinched spot in Round of 12 on points
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2113
5) #22-Joey Logano, 2081
6) #10-Aric Almirola, 2079
7) #42-Kyle Larson, 2073
8) #41-Kurt Busch, 2071
9) #9-Chase Elliott, 2066
10) #3-Austin Dillon, 2066
11) #88-Alex Bowman, 2061
12) #12-Ryan Blaney, 2060
Currently outside the top 12 to advance to the next round:
13) #14-Clint Bowyer, 2056
14) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 2054
15) #20-Erik Jones, 2039
16) #11-Denny Hamlin, 2031

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Richmond
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Richmond



Where the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff drivers finished at Las Vegas:
#2-Brad Keselowski, 1st
#42-Kyle Larson, 2nd
#78-Martin Truex, Jr., 3rd
#22-Joey Logano, 4th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 5th
#10-Aric Almirola, 6th
#18-Kyle Busch, 7th
#3-Austin Dillon, 11th
#88-Alex Bowman, 19th
#41-Kurt Busch, 21st
#48-Jimmie Johnson, 22nd
#14-Clint Bowyer, 23rd
#11-Denny Hamlin, 32nd
#9-Chase Elliott, 36th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 39th
#20-Erik Jones, 40th

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Las Vegas - race 1 of 3 in the Round of 16, 1 of 10 in the Playoffs]
1) #2-Brad Keselowski, Las Vegas win
2) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 2087
3) #18-Kyle Busch, 2085
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2060
5) #22-Joey Logano, 2056
6) #41-Kurt Busch, 2046
7) #12-Ryan Blaney, 2042
8) #42-Kyle Larson, 2041
9) #10-Aric Almirola, 2034
10) #3-Austin Dillon, 2031
11) #14-Clint Bowyer, 2029
12) #88-Alex Bowman, 2028
Currently outside the top 12 to advance to the next round:
13) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 2022
14) #9-Chase Elliott, 2019
15) #20-Erik Jones, 2009
16) #11-Denny Hamlin, 2008

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Las Vegas
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Las Vegas


2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings after Indianapolis:
1) #18-Kyle Busch, 2050
2) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2050
3) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 2035
4) #2-Brad Keselowski, 2019
5) #14-Clint Bowyer, 2015
6) #22-Joey Logano, 2014
7) #41-Kurt Busch, 2014
8) #9-Chase Elliott, 2008
9) #12-Ryan Blaney, 2007
10) #20-Erik Jones, 2005
11) #3-Austin Dillon, 2005
12) #42-Kyle Larson, 2005
13) #11-Denny Hamlin, 2003
14) #10-Aric Almirola, 2001
15) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 2000
16) #88-Alex Bowman, 2000
Playoff Drivers Points Standings (pdf)
Playoff Owners Points Standings (pdf)

Post-race Drivers Points Standings after Indianapolis
Post-race Owners Points Standings after Indianapolis